Top Choice Mediterranean in Mouassine & Bab Doukkala

Villa Flore

Dine in an art-deco-fabulous, black-and-white riad on reinvented Moroccan salads and aromatic, meltingly tender lamb and duck, all presented with flair by stylishly suited waiters. Pull up a sofa near the French doo…
Top Choice Local in Ville Nouvelle

Plats Haj Boujemaa

Grab a tidy booth or hold out for courtyard seating in back, and try to save some spicy olives and warm bread for the parade of grilled meats that’s coming. If you’re feeling adventurous, this is the place to try of…
Top Choice Moroccan in Ville Nouvelle


Glassy-eyed diners valiantly grip morsels of bread, scraping the last savoury caramelised onion from what was once a Berber pumpkin-and-lamb tajine. The mezze of nine starters alone is a proper feast, but there’s no…
Top Choice Ice Cream in Ville Nouvelle

Panna Gelato

A master gelato artisan from Italy, proprietory recipes and top ingredients make Panna the best place for ice-cream in Morocco
Top Choice Cafe in Mouassine & Bab Doukkala

Henna Cafe

Tea, coffee, salad, henna tattoo, Darija class…they're all on the menu at the funky Henna Cafe, where a local nquasha (henna artist) draws intricate scorpions and climbing creepers on hands and feet while volunteers…
Top Choice Riad in Mouassine & Bab Doukkala

Le Jardin

The aptly named 'Garden' is the latest inspired idea from entrepreneur Kamal Laftimi, who transformed this 17th-century riad into a tranquil, green-hued oasis in the heart of the medina. Its cosmopolitan clientele s…
Top Choice Cafe in Riads Zitoun & Kasbah

Cafe Clock

The Marrakesh sibling of the phenomenally successful Cafe Clock in Fez is housed appropriately in an old school with a light-filled courtyard and unimpeded sunset views over the Kasbah. Star chef Tariq Hadine has al…
Italian in Riads Zitoun & Kasbah


Never mind the exquisitely twirled cone of linguine topped by ruby-red cherry tomatoes on your plate, PepeNero's jewel-like interiors with their rose-filled fountains and citrus-scented courtyards almost steal the s…
Top Choice Moroccan in Ville Nouvelle

Amal Centre

Given the lack of an 'eating out' culture, often even the best restaurants in Marrakesh are a poor reflection of the food served in a Moroccan home. The Amal Centre hopes to change that by using their friendly resta…
Moroccan in Djemaa El-Fna & Around

Djemma El-Fna Food Stalls

Around sunset, donkeys descend on the Djemaa hauling gas canisters by the cartload and all the makings of 100 small restaurants. Within the hour, the restaurants are up and running, with chefs urging passers-by to n…